13 may 2010 15:24
Ukrainians are most unwelcome in the European Union
Citizens of Ukraine's leaders in the number of refusals to allow entry into EU member states while attempting to cross the border. This press spokeswoman of the European agency Frontex Isabella Cooper.
Ukrainians are often turned away among the citizens of other countries are not EU members. In particular, in 2009, the number of such refusals to our fellow citizens was about 19,000. 95% of these cases occurred in the Ukrainian-Polish border.
Most Ukrainians are not allowed in the EU because of the lack of valid Schengen visa or residence permit. In addition, citizens of our country being denied entry due to lack of documents confirming the purpose and means to exist during his stay in the EU, "said Cooper.
According to her list of non-EU citizens who obtain the largest number of refusals of entry Eevrosoyuza on all types of external borders (land, air and water) is as follows:
Cooper also said that Ukrainians are among the largest number of third country nationals crossing the Polish border. However, the number of attempts to illegally cross the Ukrainian-Polish border by citizens of third countries declined from 2,430 in 2008 to 947 in 2009.Ura-Inform